Holcocera crassicornella

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Holcocera crassicornella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Blastobasidae
Genus: Holcocera
Species: H. crassicornella
Binomial name
Holcocera crassicornella
Dietz, 1910[1]
Synonyms
  • Blastobasis eriobotryae Busck, 1915

Holcocera crassicornella is a moth in the family Blastobasidae. It is found in southern Florida.[2]

The length of the forewings is 5.5–7.8 mm. The ground color of the forewings is greyish brown intermixed with pale-brown scales and a few brown scales. The hindwing dorsal and ventral surfaces have pale-brown scales basally, gradually darkening to the apex.

The larvae feed on the fruit of Eriobotrya japonica and have also been recorded on Acer rubrum.[3]

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